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Washin Golden Springs Coin Laundry Nominated for 2014 Small Business of the Year
On May 6, 2013 the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce informed Washin Golden Springs LLC President, Ken Barrett, that Washin Golden Springs Coin Laundry had been selected as a nominee for the 2014 Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Small Business.
Nominees for the prestigious award have their names submitted to the Chamber with a description of why the business should be considered.
Initial evaluations are made to confirm the eligibility of the nminated business into one of the possible award classes. These include Emerging Small Business, Sustaining Small Business and Lifetime Acheivement Awards.
Once the initial screening is completed the business must complete a detailled questionaire covering the background and general facts about the business, financial information, diversity and commmunuty involvement.
All of the data gathered is then sent to an independant Chamber of Commerce for evaluation, scoring and detemination of the winning business.
The Small Business Awards Gala will be held Thursday, May 29, 5:30 P.M. at the Buckner Event Plaza, 388 Buckner Drive, Anniston. The plaza is part of the former Fort McClellan property and has been renovated back to it's original glory.
"The Awards are a time for us to recognize and applaud area small businesses and their accomplishments. Our Small Business Gala recognizes, each year, a Lifetime Achievement Small Business, an Emerging Small Business of the Year, a Sustaining Small Business of the Year, and a Small Business Advocate of the Year."
"The Chamber created the Small Business Excellence Awards to showcase the achievement and impact of “small businesses” in our region. Each year, businesses with fewer than 75 employees are recognized for their creativity, vitality, stability and relevance. Equally important in selecting winners are civic involvement and responsiveness, mentoring, corporate responsibility, employee recognition and concerns regarding service issues."
A dinner and reception will follow in the adjacent banquet hall.
Washin Golden Springs Coin Laundry opened in January of 2011.It currently has 3 part time employees from the local area. Services include a Self Serve area and a full service Drop Off area.
WGS is open 24 hours per day / 7 days a week. Drop Off Hours are 7am to 6 pm, 7 days per week.
Washin Golden Springs LLC is owned by K-Bar Inc. Other divisions include Washin Anniston Coin Laundry and Washin Attalla Coin Laundry.
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